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Faculty Scholarship

Scholarship is a core priority for the McGeorge faculty. Among their scholarly pursuits, McGeorge faculty develop and present at scholarly symposia and conferences, author books for the legal profession, students, and the general public, and produce scholarship for top journals around the country and the world.

Recent Publications

  • Raquel Aldana's second edition of Understanding Immigration Law (2015 2nded with Kevin R. Johnson, Bill Hing, Leticia M. Saucedo and Enid Trucios-Haynes), has been published by LexisNexis. Raquel Aldana contributed a new chapter on crimmigration and substantially updated her chapters on immigration federalism and citizenship.
  • Franklin Gevurtz' chapter, "Attacking Asset Protection LLCs," has been published in Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations edited by Robert Hillman & Mark Loewenstein (Edward Elgar 2015).
  • Lawrence Levine's short essay that appears in "Reflections," in Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession (2015) has been published by the ABA.
  • Michael Malloy's third 2015 Supplement to his three-volume treatise Banking Law and Regulation (2d ed.) has been published by Wolters-Kluwer Law and Business.

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Works in Progress Academic Year 2014-2015

  • John Sprankling
    Property and the Roberts Court
    April 14, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m. in S20
    Commentator: Rachael Salcido
  • Mike Vitiello
    Limiting Access to US Courts: The Supreme Court's New Personal Jurisdiction Case Law
    Sept. 2, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Pub
    Commentator: Kojo Yelpaala
  • Francis J. Mootz III
    Protecting Victims from Liability Insurance Companies that Add Gratuitous Insult to Grievous Injury
    Oct. 28, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Pub
    Commentator: Julie Davies
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig
    The Evolving Equitable Right to Counsel in Habeas Corpus
    Jan. 27, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Pub
    Commentator: John Sims

Distinguished Speaker Series

From formal presentations, informal brown bag lunches, and faculty/student activities, the weekly on-campus events hosted through the Distinguished Speaker Series provide an ideal forum for the exchange of ideas for the betterment of law faculty as colleagues working together, as scholars from law schools across the nation and world sharing abstracts of in-progress research, and as teachers who can share a wellspring of emerging ideas and perspectives in the classroom.

2015-2016

Teresa Weber"Environmental Protection in Europe and Austria — Efficient Federalism?"
Presented by: Teresa Weber, Assistant Professor, University of Salzburg
When: Aug. 25, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20

Donald Anton"The Move To Mine The Deep Seabed: Continuing Developments in the Legal Framework"
Presented by: Donald Anton, Professor of International Law Griffith Law School
When: Sept. 3, 2015 from Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20 in the Student Center

Michael M. Gunter"The Kurds, ISIS, and the United States: The Mideast in Turmoil"
Presented by: Michael M. Gunter, Professor of Political Science Tennessee Technological University
When: Sept. 8, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Reception to follow from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)
Where: The Grand Salon

William N. Eskridge Jr."Life After LGBT Marriage Equality"
Presented by: William N. Eskridge Jr., John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School
When: Oct. 21, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Classroom C

William N. Eskridge Jr."No Vehicles in the Park: How to Interpret Statutes"
Presented by: William N. Eskridge Jr., John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School
When: Oct. 22, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: S-20 in the Student Center

2014-2015

Stephan Kirste"Is There a Human Right to Democracy?"
Presented by: Professor Dr. Stephan Kirste, Deputy Head of the Department of Social and Economic Sciences at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg and Head of academic group of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
When: Aug. 26, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20

Arsene Balihuta"Trade Liberalization for Least Developed Countries: WTO, Bretton Woods and Regional North South Trade Agreements"
Presented by: Ambassador Arsene Balihuta
When: Oct. 2, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20

Arsene Balihuta"Ethics in International Arbitration: the Arbitrator Intelligence Project"
Presented by: Professor Catherine A. Rogers, Penn State
When: Oct. 21, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20

Sahar Francis"The Struggles of Palestinian Political Prisoners: The Law and Politics of Mass Incarceration in Israel"
Presented by: Sahar Francis, General Director, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association
When: Nov. 13, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Classroom A

Ian F. Haney‐López"Dog Whistle Politics: Coded Racism and Inequality for All"
Presented by: Ian F. Haney‐López
When (presentation): Feb. 3, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
When (reception): Feb. 3, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 730 p.m.
Where (presentation): Courtroom
Where (reception): Grand Salon
Co-sponsors: McGeorge Capital Center, La Raza Lawyers Association, SABA and Women Lawyers of Sacramento

Abby Ginzberg"Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa"
Presented by: Abby Ginzberg
When: Feb. 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Classroom H
Co-sponsors: McGeorge Global Center and the World Affairs Council Sacramento Chapter

Anita Bernstein"The Diversity Rationale for Affirmative Action: A (Scripted) Dialogue with Justice Kennedy"
Presented by: Anita Bernstein
When: Feb. 5, 2015 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Where: S20

Jo Becker"Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality"
Presented by: Jo Becker
When: Feb. 12, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Classroom C
Co-sponsors: McGeorge Capital Center, Lambda, and Sac LEGAL

Sahar Aziz"Theater or Transitional Justice: Reforming Egypt's Judiciary"
Presented by: Sahar Aziz
When: April 2, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Seminar Room 20 (The Pub)
Co-sponsor: McGeorge Global Center

"Losing our Right to Privacy: How Far is Too Far?"
Presented by: Mark Ellis
When: April 20, 2015

Cookies & Conversation

The faculty and student engagement series.

"Globalizing Up Corporate Law"
Presented by: Franklin Gevurtz
When: Sept. 15, 2015

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